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Boat dealers sell new or used boats, or both, in combination with other activities, such as repair services. They may also sell new or used boat engines, trailers, marine supplies, and parts and accessories. A single dealer may sell several brands of boats and boats of different sizes and types. ranging from personal watercraft to large yachts.
Massachusetts-based DockHop launched a website and iOS app that connects boaters and marinas to help them find and book dockage and storage space.
Clemons Boats added the Carefree Boat Club to complement its full-service operation in Sandusky, Ohio.
MarineMax Stuart in Florida has been reinstated as the exclusive Hatteras Yachts dealer for Palm Beach and Martin counties.
MarineMax is creating 100 new sales openings to support its 54 local MarineMax dealerships and support plans for future expansion.
The Freedom Boat Club is collaborating with a Maryland marina to launch a new franchise operation in the upper Chesapeake Bay.
Cayman Island boatyard Compass Marine signed with PierVantage, a cloud-based program designed to manage marine businesses.
New England-based Russo Marine is “right-sizing” its business by selling its Boston area flagship store and relocating north to a smaller building on a larger plot of land that is closer to the water and has more highway visibility — and subsequently slashing operating costs by 40 percent.
Fort Lauderdale-based River Bend Marine Center, which has served the yachting and brokerage community for more than 40 years, will undergo an extensive renovation as part of a master plan to modernize and upgrade the facility.
Marinalife added LeAnn Ingalls as its new Northeast regional sales manager.
Denison Yacht Sales announced a partnership with San Diego-based West Coast Multihulls, establishing a strategic presence in Southern California for the South Florida-based yacht sales company.